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COVID-19 INFORMATION

Considerations for a work refusal. The following documents/sites will help you guide your decision (including this ETFO Tip Sheet)

In all cases, if considering a work refusal, contact the local.

DOCUMENTS TO ASSIST YOU IN DETERMINING IF YOU HAVE GROUNDS TO REFUSE WORK

ETFO-UCL Checklist for Work Refusals Re: COVID-19

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ETFO’s Checklist for Work Refusals re: COVID-19

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Government Websites

Government of Canada’s main COVID-19 information website

Ontario Government’s main COVID-19 information website

Quebec Government’s COVID-19 information page

Ontario Health Units

If in doubt which Ontario Public Health Unit you are under the auspices of this online tool will assist you locate yours.

Eastern Ontario Health Unit (Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry/Prescott and Russell)

Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit

Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington Public Health

Renfrew County and District Health Unit

Ottawa Public Health

WORKER PROTECTION

A COVID-19 Health and Safety Rights Guide for Education Workers This guide contain the following: the work refusal process, reporting workplace exposures and cases of COVID-19 to the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) and where to find more information about COVID-19.

Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers Inc. (OHCOW) – this impressive site will provide you with the risk for your region and tips on keeping safe. Place a check-mark on your health unit and the graph will indicate the COVID-19 risk for your area.

Into DATA? How’s My Flattening? is a website where you can search out/be sent statistics for your specific region.

NON-GOVERNMENTAL and INTERNATIONAL WEBSITES

World Health Organization website – COVID-19

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Lancet (It is among the world’s oldest and best-known general medical journals) – article entitled, “Ten scientific reasons in support of airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2” A well written concise article on how SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) is airborne transmitted (not only by contact).

Updated: April 21, 2021 — 11:33 am

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